Journal article

Fragranced consumer products: exposures and effects from emissions

Anne Steinemann

AIR QUALITY ATMOSPHERE AND HEALTH | SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG | Published : 2016

Abstract

Fragranced consumer products, such as cleaning supplies, air fresheners, and personal care products, are a primary source of indoor air pollutants and personal exposure. Previous research indicates that fragranced products can trigger adverse health effects, with implications for workplaces and public places. This is the first study to examine the multiple dimensions of exposures related to fragranced products and effects in the US population. The study investigated the prevalence and types of fragranced product exposures, associated health effects, awareness of product emissions, and preferences for fragrance-free policies and environments. Data were collected using an online survey with a ..

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